Around the world, public authorities from all levels of government increasingly turn to Citizens’ Assemblies, Juries, Panels and other representative deliberative processes to tackle complex policy problems. They convene groups of people representing a wide cross-section of society for at least one full day — and often much longer — to learn, deliberate, and develop collective recommendations that consider the complexities and compromises required for solving multifaceted public issues.
In 2019, the German Citizens’ Assembly on Democracy brought together 160 citizens to develop ideas for additions to parliamentary democracy. On 13 January 2021, President of the Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble, assumed patronage for the Citizens’ Assembly on Germany’s role in the world.
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